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IV53628: MKGROUP IN LDAP LAM FAILS IF "USERNAME" IS MAPPED TO "CN" APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In case the user map file specified with
    "userattrmappath"
    in ldap.cfg maps AIX internal attribute "username" to
    LDAP
    attribute "cn", the "mkgroup" command may fail with:
    
    3004-698 Error committing changes to "newgroup".
    
    The same may apply to related commands like "mkrole",
    "mkauth", etc.
    

Local fix

  • Create the LDAP entries on the LDAP server by other
    means,
    e.g. by using the "ldapadd" command with an according
    "ldif"
    definition.
    

Problem summary

  • AIX internal attribute "username" to
    LDAP attribute "cn" in user's mapping file
    (/etc/security/ldap/rfc2307aixuser.map),
     the "mkgroup" command may fail with following error.
    
    3004-698 Error committing changes to "newgroup".
    

Problem conclusion

  • LDAP request is properly parsed before adding entries to
    LDAP server.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58375
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV58039
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53628
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53628
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53628
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57681
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV53214
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV53646
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV53628

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-02

  • Closed date

    2014-01-02

  • Last modified date

    2014-10-29

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV53214

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    U867993

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U867993

       UP14/10/29 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV53628

Modified date: 29 October 2014